The film's opening weekend drew what The Hollywood Reporter dubbed "a dispiriting The story is about a plastic surgeon, played by Sandler, who asks his office manager, played by Aniston, to pose as his wife, to prove his honesty to his much younger girlfriend, played by Brooklyn Decker.
The head of NBC entertainment encouraged Aniston to continue acting, and a few months later helped cast her for Friends, but Courteney Cox was considered to be better suited to the role. She was also offered a spot as a featured player on Saturday Night Live, but turned it down to do Friends.
She was also nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and won, in 2003, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy.
Aniston then appeared in two more failed television comedy series, The Edge and Muddling Through.
Depressed over her four unsuccessful television shows, Aniston approached Warren Littlefield at a Los Angeles gas station asking for reassurance about her career.
The actress' involvement in a love triangle of sorts would be both surprising and ironic given her romantic history.